There were several reasons for this. Firstly, I learned about the real-estate crisis in 2008–2013, which has hit a price crisis. in this country. It continues now, although, in fairness, we note that prices are no longer as “tasty” as before, when apartments could be bought at half price from their real value.
Secondly, the number of sunny days at any point on the Mediterranean coast is more than 300 days, for our person it is just a paradise.
Thirdly, I realized that it is not necessary to buy a penthouse on the seashore for a couple of hundred thousand euros – there are cheaper options in small towns some distance from the coast at a price 2-3 times cheaper.
Fourth, here you can take a mortgage even to a non-resident at a ridiculous interest. I will add to these reasons the normal infrastructure in the cities of the coast, safety and delicious cuisine. And then my mother-in-law died, leaving a 3-room apartment in the center of Yekaterinburg, which can be sold. In general, they knocked out their resources, multiplied by a huge desire to buy a house in Spain, and began to search. Continue reading
For example, I was surprised why most Germans prefer to live in rented apartments, if there is an opportunity to purchase their own housing. On this issue, my spouse and I had a different opinion. Now we live in our 4-room apartment in a small town. But first things first.
Why we decided to buy our home
Immediately upon arrival, we got to a temporary camp, where we stayed for several days. There we were issued documents and identified with the place of residence. Since most of my relatives live in Bavaria, we asked for it there. In addition, it is a rich land where you can easily find work, which can not be said about the north of Germany.
They sent us to the small town of Deggendorf on the banks of the Danube with a population of 38 thousand people. It is located 130 km from Munich. Even in the camp, we were informed that there are free social apartments there, one of which we can call in. No, they are not like our Russian communal apartments or Khrushchev’s. Social – because they are located in houses that were built by the city administration especially for poor citizens. Continue reading